Mogul Notes, October 2012• A publication of Bergfreunde Ski Club • Portland, Oregon    (503) 245-8543
Bergie Activities for October 2012www.bergfreunde.org
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Prez Sez

October Social Theme- Social Activities and Dance

The October 3th social will highlight all our indoor social activities. As the rains begin and before the snow flies is a good time to look for fun things to do inside. Portland’s most popular dance instructors will be our guest vendors with all their class information. Tom Jurhs and Regina Muter will be putting more dance events on the calendar this year and facilitating lessons so more of us re-train our two left feet! We also will highlight Pinochle and Bridge with players offering to give mini lessons. Our movie, dine out, board games, and theater groups will also show off the fun social events we sponsor.

Cher Hinerman, President

Refectory Remodel & Name Change

The Refectory is remodeling and changing to the Eastside Taproom. Come and see all the updates! As the name implies, we can look forward to many more taps of good local beer. We will have a DJ Oct 3rd, so stay to dance. Our winter trip leaders will also be at their tables. Many trips are already filling up; be sure to sign up for your favorites soon.

September Town Hall, Budget, & 2012 Annual Report

September 5th we held our Second Annual Town Hall for members to give the board feedback on our goals and plans for the year and our draft budget. In keeping with our 5-year plan, begun last year, we will spend down some of our savings to enhance the club. At the September Board meeting we approved a Budget of $68,199 of that $14,699 will come from savings. Extra funds will support member benefits like a live band quarterly at our social, our annual picnic, and subsidized sports education programs for at least one sport every season. We really want to make it fun and easy to get off the sofa and out of the house to play. Last fiscal year we offered 625 events: 345 Social Activities, 256 Sports Activities, and 24 overnight trips! First quarter this year we offered even more in each category! The full Annual Report 2012 is on the web in the Library, under State of the Club. It has all the statistics, budget, and reports on the accomplishments of the 2011-2012 Board. We also include more details on our plans for 2012-2013. Your comments are welcome. Send them to me at President@bergfreunde.org.

Member Benefits & Guest Fees

Last year we used the band nights at our socials as a marketing event for the club. We realize there is ample opportunity for guests to join us on our regular calendar of events. Our guest fees are modest and most leaders encourage people who have come as guests several times to sign up as members. The guest fee is not really designed to be an alternative way for people to take advantage of our calendar long term. With that in mind, we are considering charging $15 for guests on the nights we offer the live band, just as we charge $15 for guests at our Annual Picnic. Special events take a lot more work and are designed to be a benefit for paying members. What do you think? Give us your feedback; use this link for your thoughts and suggestions. Every board member gets those messages. We really like your input before we make final decisions that affect you.

Grins!
Cher Hinerman
President



Activity Directory

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Arts
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Snow Sports
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Social
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Walk
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Upcoming Activities, Trips and Events

Nov 02 - 11Adventure Trip / TravelCruise - New Orleans - West Caribbean
Nov 04All OthersTime Change
Nov 05Snow SportsNWSCC Ski Fair
Nov 17SocialMonte Carlo Bowling
Nov 29ArtsTheater - "Christmas on Broadway"
Dec 02SocialHoliday Brunch and Wine Tour
Dec 08 - 09Adventure Trip / TravelLeavenworth Christmas Festival
Jan 17 - 21, 2013Snow SportsRed Fir Lane
Feb 07 - 10, 2013Snow SportsMt Rainier National Park XC and SS
Feb 15 - 18, 2013Snow SportsCrater Lake/Murder Mystery Weekend
Feb 24 - Mar 02, 2013Snow SportsLake Tahoe

Bergfreunde Ski Club
10175 SW Barbur Blvd. #309B
Portland, OR 97219-5901
ph:(503) 245-8543
fax:(503) 245-1290
Office Manager: Thea Wood
Office hours:
Mon & Thurs 1-8pm
Tues & Wed 1-5pm
Closed Fridays

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Adventure Trip / Travel
Southeast Triple - Tennessee/Georgia/N Carolina
Oct 11 - 21
Event ID: 157423     Location: Tennessee and Georga
Leaders: Jean Yatesjeanyates@comcast.net503-666-6651
Marie Marshallms_marie_marshall@yahoo.com(360) 910-7013
Price
$736.00 Member
The cost of the trip includes 10 nights of lodging with two to a room, 8 breakfasts at the hotel either provided by the hotel or catered by special arrangement, estimated cost of rental car for 4 people and their carry-on only baggage, trip on the General Jackson showboat with outstanding lunch and excellent musical show, private musical performance at our lodge in Great Smoky National Park, a half day or longer tour of the Tennessee National Aquarium, a ticket to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC which is the most impressive estate on this continent, and two dinners featuring local specialties. We have made arrangements for an auto tour with a guide at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Georgia. Last year was the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and there is still a heavy influence of this very somber, chilling event. We will suggest other historical places to visit to enrich your knowledge of the area and what occurred here. Our itinerary also includes a visit to a Tennessee Walking Horse farm, the Jack Daniels Distillery, Rock City and Lookout Mountain in Georgia, many homesteads and trails in Great Smoky National Park in TN and North Carolina, a spectacular autumn colors drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, a Folk Art Center in North Carolina, Museum of the Cherokee Indians in North Carolina, the Hermitage or home of Andrew Jackson, the Belle Meade plantation -- home of many famous race horses, plus the section of Nashville that is home to many famous performers. There are three additional tours/events to purchase - Grand Ole Opry performance, a day at the Autumn and Gospel Celebration at Dollywood Family Amusement and Entertainment Center and the third option is the Country Music Hall of Fame. The last day in Nashville is totally open for you to spend doing activities and seeing places you find especially interesting.
Cruise - New Orleans - West Caribbean
Nov 02 - 11
Event ID: 158577     Location: New Oleans and West Caribbean
Leaders: Gail Pragerimbuffie@q.com(360)573-6997
Marleah Llewellynmarleah@worldstar.com(503) 223-3639
Price
$1076.00 Inside Cabin
$1179.00 Outside Cabin
$1349.00 Outside w/balcony
Enjoy the wonders of 2 nights in historical New Orleans before boarding the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, The Star, on Saturday, November 4th. You will depart from New Orleans, then journey to Costa Maya, Mexico, onto Belize City, Belize, then Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras, then Cozumel, Mexico and then back to New Orleans where we will fly home. The price includes 2 nights in a hotel in New Orleans, 7 days cruise, all port taxes, all meals on board ship, surcharges and travel insurance. The round trip air fare prices will be announced at the time of registration. Frequent air miles can be used. We are waiting on purchasing the air fare at this time to see if we are able to buy the air fare cheaper ourselves rather then through the cruise line. We saved nearly $200 last year by doing it ourselves. Price does not include off the ship, tips, alcohol/drinks, gambling, excursions, shopping and transfers. (It's cheaper to pull our own transfers.)
Leavenworth Christmas Festival
Dec 08 - 09
Event ID: 163492     Location: Leavenworth WA  Meet at: Gateway Elks Lodge  711 NE 100th Ave, Portland
Leaders: Michael Grossnicklemichael683_98@yahoo.com360-882-7955
Judy Greenjudygreenpeace53@yahoo.com503-771-2753
Price
$148.00 Member
$178.00 Guest
Visitors come back year after year for this famous festival. Friday the town is in darkness awaiting the Saturday's festivities. The aroma of food booths and roasting chestnuts fills the air; holiday music from the gazebo encircles the village while youngsters sled in the park; holiday personalities stroll the streets; Santa, St. Nick and Father Christmas provide photo opportunities. At sunset every one gathers to sing 'Silent Night' and witness the lighting of the village as it is transformed into a magical wonderland of Lights. We will depart Gateway Elks Lodge at 7am and arrive in Leavenworth at noon. After the lighting festival is complete we will go to Wenatchee and spend the night at the Comfort Inn and return to Portland at around 2pm on Sunday.Directions: Meet at the southeast end of the parking lot.

Arts
Theater - "Christmas on Broadway"
Nov 29  -  7:30 PM
Event ID: 160111     Location: New Stage,  12850 SW Grant Ave. Tigard
Leaders: Charlotte Jensenjensencharlotte2@aol.com503-747-2248
Patti Purcellpurcellpatti@yahoo.com503-786-9658
Price
$30.00 Member
$35.00 Guest
SOLD OUT Four star-struck holiday tourists are snowbound in a Broadway theater on Christmas Eve. With nothing but a few trunks filled with costumes, props, and set pieces, they live out a shared holiday dream - starring on Broadway! At least until the snow subsides. Filled with holiday classics from Broadway shows and holiday songs from Broadway composers, the evening is a potpourri of holiday magic. Only 10 tickets available. Tickets go on sale at the Aug. social.Directions: From the north or east - Travel south on I-5 to exit 294 for Hwy 99West/Tigard/Newberg. Continue straight onto Hwy 99W (Pacific Hwy.) Turn right onto Walnut St.* From the south - travel I-5 to exit 292A to merge onto Hwy 217 N. Take exit 6 for Hwy 99W toward Tigard. Turn left at Hwy 99W. Turn right onto Walnut St.* From the west - take Hwy 99W toward Tigard. Turn left onto Walnut St. *Take the first left onto Grant Ave. The theater is at the end of the street on the left.
Bike
Be familiar with bike guidelines before you go.

Bike - Kelly Point Loop
Oct 07  -  10:30 AM
Event ID: 174027       Meet at: Overlook Park  N Fremont St & Interstate Ave, Portland
Leaders: Barbara Chapnickbchapnick@comcast.net(503) 598-7866
Level A for 26 miles. Experience the Fall Colors as we head out to Kelly Point (where the Williamette meets the Columbia). We will ride on bike lanes, quiest streets and some bike paths, past Smith-Bybee Lakes, stopping at Kelly Point for a rest stop. On the return, we will stop for lunch at the Mississippi Food Carts which are one-half mile from end of ride. Please bring your bike locks since we plan to ride directly to the Food Carts before we returnn to Overlook Park.Directions: Off Interstate Blvd across from the Kaiser Permanente Interstate Campus.
Camp
Backback - Indian Heaven East Crater Trail
Oct 05 - 07
Event ID: 170107     
Leaders: Robert Bixelrobertbixel@msn.com(360) 896-9720
Price
$3.00 Guests
Level B. Heading out from the East Crater Trailhead we will gradually climb approximately 700 ft in 2.6 miles to Junction Lake then head south 2 miles with no elevation change to speak of to Blue Lake and set up camp. This is the flattest and easiest way to hike in to this absolutely gorgeous wilderness area plateau which will be filled with huckleberries and fall foliage colors that are stunning. The next day we will day hike westward to some of the surrounding lakes and explore the beautiful meadows and the old now unmaintained loop trail back we'll possibly use for the next day on our trip out. Sunday we'll hike out mid day with the return hike possibly including a loop back on that old now unmaintained trail to Junction Lake and stop for refreshments, lunch, in either Stevenson at the Walking Man Brewery or in Cascade Locks at the Pacific Crest Pub. A daypack of some sort is pretty much necessary to participate on the day hikes. Of course bring all of the other essential items. Although they are usually gone this time of year mosquito repellant is recommended. Call leader for information and to reserve.
Camping - RV Group Sisters Oregon
Oct 12 - 14
Event ID: 173340     
Leaders: Heidi Munsonheidijo2005@hotmail.com(503) 888-7031
Join us for a weekend in Sisters. The annual Sisters Harvest Faire is set for that weekend. Arts, crafts, and food are available. There is also some hiking opportunities. We will stay at the Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort, 67667 Hwy 20, Sisters, OR, 1 800 636 0688. It is located towards Bend on Hwy 20 - not directly in the town. Please visit their website if you like for some pictures, http://www.bendsistersgardenrv.com/ Call for reservations and with your AARP, AAA, or Good Sam Club cards you get a discount. The cost with this discount is $36.93 per nite. When making reservations ask to be located near #34, Heidi Munson. They have some pull-thru sites available.

Dance
After TGIF Dance - 1st Friday
Oct 05  -  7:00 PM
Event ID: 173735     
Leaders: Loren Nutterlornut@msn.com503-353-0203
After TGIF, why not go dancing with some of your like-minded Bergie friends. The first option tonight is Footloose Friends at Milwaukie Elks. Open to public. Hosted by dance instructors Ty and Andy, and Greg and Allison. No lesson tonight, but plenty of West Coast Swing, Country 2-step, and a variety of other ballroom dance styles. 8 PM. Cost $6. Second option is Baby Boomers live music (Norman Sylvester) at the Red Lion, 1021 NE Grand, 6th floor, $12 guest.
After TGIF Dance - 2nd Friday
Oct 12  -  7:00 PM
Event ID: 173736     
Leaders: Loren Nutterlornut@msn.com503-353-0203
After TGIF, why not go dancing with some of your like-minded Bergie friends. Dance option #1 is Susan Molitor 2nd Friday Dance. Held in her studio at the Ford Building, SE Division at 11th, entrance on Division across from 10th. Plenty of all ballroom dance styles. Lesson (single east coast swing) at 7:30, dance at 8:30. Cost $10. Dance option #2 is the 2nd Friday Ballroom Dance at the Clark County Square Dance Center, 10713 NE 117th Ave, State Rte 503, Vancouver. The 16 piece Swing Street Glenn Tadina Band provides ballroom dance tunes. Lesson (cha cha) at 7 PM ($5), dancing at 8 PM ($10). Total $15 with lesson.
After TGIF Dance - 3rd Friday
Oct 19  -  7:30 PM
Event ID: 173739     
Leaders: Loren Nutterlornut@msn.com503-353-0203
After TGIF, why not go dancing with some of your like-minded Bergie friends. The first suggested dance tonight is Sesame Club 3rd Friday Dance at Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave. (corner of NE Couch). Plenty of all ballroom dance styles. Lesson (cha cha) at 7:30, dance at 8:30. Cost $9 guest. Second suggestion is Baby Boomers at Red Lion Convention Center, 6th floor. DJ'd music at 7. Cost $10 non-members.
After TGIF Dance - 4th Friday
Oct 26  -  7:00 PM
Event ID: 173740     
Leaders: Loren Nutterlornut@msn.com503-353-0203
After TGIF, why not go dancing with some of your like-minded Bergie friends. Dance Option #1 is the Norse Hall TGIFF Halloween dance, 111 NE 11th (Corner of 11th and NE Couch), featuring The Pranksters 18-piece big band playing ballroom dance tunes. Lesson at 7:30, dance at 8:30. Cost $9. Second option is West Coast Halloween Dance Party at DanceWell Ballroom, 6280 SW Arctic Dr (off Allen), Beaverton, 7:30 to 11:00, $10 includes lesson (West Coast Swing).
Hike
Be familiar with hike guidelines before you go.

Hike - Eagle Creek Trail Two levels
Oct 06  -  8:30 AM
Event ID: 173621       Meet at: Gateway Transit Center - northeast corner
Leaders: Paul Hanespaulh55@comcast.net(503) 734-5281
Price
$3.00 Guests
Level B and C, 6 and 12 miles, various elevation gain. This is a great fall hike with two levels available. We will arrange sub leaders for the long and short versions of this classic hike. This trail is considered onf of the most beautiful routes in the Columbia Gorge. Steep moss covered gorges are only part of the terrific views. After we will consider stopping for refreshments. Drivers need your NW Forest Pass. Bring a hearty snack and plenty of water.Directions: At the intersection of I-84 and I-205. Take the Glisan exit, go east on NE 99th, turn left.
Hike - Lookout Mountain
Oct 27  -  9:00 AM
Event ID: 173649       Meet at: TA Travel Center  Troutdale
Leaders: Sue Williamshikeski1@hotmail.com541 580 1291
Price
$3.00 Guests
Level B/C, 6.2 miles RT, 1800 feet elevation gain. It will be drier on this hike since we are east. At well over 6,000 feet, Lookout Mountain is much higher than most of the smaller peaks that surround Mount Hood. The added elevation brings broad meadows, expansive views, alpine wildflowers and ancient whitebark pines to the scene. The view of Mount Hood, just seven miles to the west, is from a unique perspective that gives reveals the massive bulk of the mountain.Directions: Off I-84, Troutdale exit 17. Park facing McDonalds.

Snow Sports
Whistler, BC, Canada
Whistler, BC, Canada 2007 photo by Dale Olesberg
Be sure to check the website calendar at www.bergfreunde.org for late breaking day trips and changes!

Warren Miller Movie
Oct 26  -  7:30 PM
Event ID: 173355     Location: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall,  1037 SW Broadway, Portland
Leaders: Shawn Storeyirishcatty@gmail.com(360) 256-4321
Price
$19.00 Members
Please join fellow Bergies for entertainment on the slopes from Warren Miller. This film is a good kickoff for the ski season. We will be meeting before the movie at Pastini's Restaraunt for dinner. Tickets available at the Oct Social or call Shawn.Directions: Corner of SW Broadway and Main,downtown.
NWSCC Ski Fair
Nov 05  -  6:00 PM
Event ID: 173706     Location: Airport Holiday Inn,  8439 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland
Leaders: Shawn Storeyirishcatty@gmail.com(360) 256-4321
Ski Fair 2012 - the place to be, free admission, public welcome. Silent auction, special club member deals on season passes, join a club, meet with representatives of your favorite snowsports shops and resorts.
Red Fir Lane
Jan 17 - 21, 2013
Event ID: 164914     Location: Sunriver, Oregon
Leaders: Jean Yatesjeanyates@comcast.net503-666-6651
Sharon Slymarshandsharon@aol.com(503) 643-1742
Price
$236.00 3 nights
$262.00 4 nights
Red Fir Lane will take place on Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend in January. This trip got its name because all the houses we stayed in were on Red Fir Lane in Sunriver, but we moved after 10 years to a different section with newer and larger homes. Four of our six homes will be next to circle 7 plus two others about a quarter of a mile away on the banks of the Deschutes River. There will be a long gravel driveway and a ski trail through the woods connecting all 6 houses. It is easy to arrange carpools for downhill and cross country skiing or snowshoeing and walk to the Happy Hours and dinners with everyone so close. In the evenings we play pinochle or enjoy a movie or just relax in the hot tub. Coming on this trip is a great way to meet others if you are new to the group or to hook up with old friends. The trip price includes all breakfasts and dinners, Happy Hour snacks and a Monday breakfast at the Hearth Room at Sunriver Lodge plus a pretrip dinner function. There are spots for only 57 this year. You can sign up by mailing a check to the trip leader or at the Bergie Socials. After the November Social, I will have to drop any homes not filled.
Mt Rainier National Park XC and SS
Feb 07 - 10, 2013
Event ID: 164915     Location: Copper Creek Inn and Lodge,  Ashford
Leaders: Jean Yatesjeanyates@comcast.net503-666-6651
Heidi Munsonheidijo2005@hotmail.com(503) 888-7031
Price
$219.00 Member
Mt. Rainier National Park will take place the first Thursday through Sunday of February. In the evenings we will be hot tubbing, playing pinochle, working on the next meal, or enjoying a movie. We will be staying in Ashford by the Nisqually Entrance in 4 homes, the historic Copper Creek Inn and two suites of the Copper Creek Lodge. Lodging is two to a room in nearly all situations. We will be cross country skiing at the two groomed areas maintained by the Mt. Tahoma Trails Association near the town of Ashford. There is also some cross country skiing at Paradise in Mt. Rainier National Park. The snowshoeing will be near Ashford, near Longmire Hotel and Hot Springs, and near Paradise at the end of the National Park road. There will be a ranger guided snowshoe tour to the terminus of the Nisqually Glacier for those who sign up first. There is a Museum and Visitor Center in the Park to enjoy as well as frozen waterfalls and lakes. There is always snow on Mt. Rainier. If you have never been snowshoeing before, there will be many people available to give you a few pointers. The trip costs include a pretrip function, 3 nights lodging as well as all meals during the trip including a final breakfast at Copper Creek Lodge.
Crater Lake/Murder Mystery Weekend
Feb 15 - 18, 2013
Event ID: 170028     Location: Prospect, Oregon
Leaders: Curt Daviscdavischeesewhiz@yahoo.com503-703-1879
Michelle Davismiga4555@hotmail.com503-319-3063
Price
$285.00 Member
$342.00 Guest
Again this year A MURDER MYSTERY DINNER! You will need to dress up in a Western costume for the Murder Mystery dinner. Your clues will be emailed to you. The more you play the part, the better! Prizes for best performance and for figuring out who did it. This trip is to die for! Crater Lake is an area for XC skiing and snowshoeing this time of year. At the end of the day there is a warm fire, wonderful hospitality, great food, and an evening of fun waiting for you. There are lots of hiking trails around Prospect, if interested, with snowmobiling in the area as well. The Prospect Trophy Room will have a band Saturday evening for your listening and dancing pleasure. Bring your skis, snowshoes, a western costume, and BYOB if desired. Cost includes 3 nights lodging, 3 breakfasts and dinners and 2 lunches. This trip will fill fast so don't hesitate to sign up.Directions: From Portland take I5 south to Canyonville. Travel southeast through Tiller to Trail, then Hwy 62 north to Prospect. The Historic Hotel is located in the center of Prospect at the corner of Mill Creek Drive and Butte Falls Hwy. Second Option if lots of snow, take I5 south to Gold Hill, 234 east to Hwy 62. Go north through Shady Cove and up to Prospect.
Lake Tahoe
Feb 24 - Mar 02, 2013
Event ID: 172989     Location: South Lake Tahoe
Leaders: Robert Burnsbob@inkjetman.com(503) 524-5261
John Nelsonjj99991@gmail.com503-320-3083
Elwood Stoutestout@fs.fed.us541-575-0966
Price
$318.00 Members and NWSCC/FWSA
$382.00 Guest
The trip package includes: 6 nights lodging, Hospitality room on Sunday, Monday and Friday, group dinners on Tuesday and Thursday, our legendary Wed. night dinner dance cruise on the M.S. Dixie II paddle wheeler, and a trip souvenir. We will be staying at the Bluelake Inn again this year, within a few blocks of the casinos and the Heavenly gondola. Each room has a refrigerator and microwave. Single room add $162.45. Downhill skiers we'll be playing it by ear and taking advantage of any lift ticket deals that are offered by the 16 different ski areas (Squaw, Heavenly, Sierra, Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Kirkwood, etc.). We will discuss our findings at the pre-trip meeting and perhaps collect some money to pre-buy some of the tickets. Cross country skiers there are seven areas to choose from. Areas like: Royal Gorge, Tahoe Donner, Northstar, Diamond Peak, Spooner Lake, etc. On this trip air is not included. We carpool down. However, flying to Reno and grabbing a shuttle to South Lake Tahoe is another easy option. There will be a meeting in late January or early February to discuss travel and to answer any questions you might have. This trip is open to NWSCC and Far West Ski Association members. Cancellation Policy: Within 30 days of check-in, you are responsible for your share of the room and any other nonrefundable charges from our vendors. (You may avoid these charges by selling your spot to another suitable member. We will provide the criteria and any names on the waiting list.) Refunds may not be made until after the trip. Club convenience fees are non-refundable.
Social
Bergie Website Training Opportunity
Oct 01  -  7:00 PM
Event ID: 173235     Location: Lucky Labrador Beer Hall,  1945 NW Quimby St, Portland
Leaders: John Weaverweaverjohnw@gmail.com503-310-5269
Bergie Training Opportunity: ON WHAT: " Set up of your Smartphone or computer to receive event information from the Bergie Web Calendar directly automatically. Don't have to wait for Mogul Notes. " How to use the Bergie Website for: - Looking up members - Check on trips - Seeing who has signed up for trips - Get on RSVP list so leaders can keep you posted of changes - Making suggestions for improvements - Taking part in surveys o Looking at past trip information and pictures " Discuss future directions in club communications WHY: " Would you rather get a list of events sent to your Smartphone or your computer daily or weekly without you having to do anything? " Would you like to learn how to post comments and photos on trips you were on? " Would you like to have a sub-group communication link with other Bergies to discuss last minute things to do? " Would you like to learn how to use the Bergie website better? " Would you like a way to suggest improvements when you think of them?
Downtown Vancouver $5 Movie Night
Oct 02  -  5:00 PM
Event ID: 173321     Location: Regal Cinemas City Center Stadium 12,  801 C Street, Vancouver  Meet at: Main Event  800 Main Street
Leaders: Paul Powersprpuppy@gmail.com(360) 896-1482
Joyce Nelsonjduckynelson@gmail.com(360) 896-1482
What a great deal for midweek! Regal Cinemas City Center Stadium 12 has a $5 movie night and we go the first Tuesday of each month; PLUS $2 popcorn with a Regal Crown Club card. We meet at the Main Event, 800 Main Street, Vancouver, between 5-6pm. The Main Event is two blocks west of the theater, one block west of the free parking garage that is directly west of the theater doors. Since most movies start between 6:15-6:45pm; you may want to arrive around 5-5:30 pm to enjoy Happy Hour food. We walk to the theater around 6 pm.
MONTHLY SOCIAL
Oct 03  -  5:30 PM
Event ID: 173322     Location: The Refectory Restaurant,  1618 NE 122nd Ave, Portland
Leaders: Cheryl Hinermancheryl.hinerman@comcast.net(503) 750-7168
Price
$5.00 Guests
October Social Theme- Indoor Activities and Dance The October 3th monthly social will highlight all our indoor activities. As the rains begin and before the snow flies is a good time to look for fun things to do inside. We will have as guest vendors Portland's most popular dance instructors with all their class information. We also will highlight Pinochle and Bridge with players offering to give mini lessons. Our movie, dine out, and theater groups will also show off the fun social events we sponsor. Our winter trip leaders will take sign ups and many are nearly full already. The Refectory is remodeling and changing its name to The Eastside Taproom. Come see all the updates and sample the many more beers in their 16 new taps. We will have a DJ at 7:30, so stay to dance. Guest fee is $5.00. Bring friends you think will enjoy the wide variety of activities we offer. Please enter by the banquet door on the north side of building and sign in.
Bergie League Bowling
Oct 04 - 25
Event ID: 172031     Location: Big Al's,  14950 SW Barrows Rd, Beaverton 97007
Leaders: Don Alexanderdonalexander7345@comcast.net(503) 658-2731
Bowling is every Thursday night, starting 6:30 at Big Al's. The cost covers 3 lines of bowling with a small portion going to a prize fund to be awarded at the end of the season.
TGIF - Hula Boy Charbroil
Oct 05  -  5:00 PM
Event ID: 170704     Location: Hula Boy Charbroil,  1109 Washington St, Vancouver
Leaders: Michael Grossnicklemichael683_98@yahoo.com360-882-7955
TGIF is a great way to start your weekend! It is for all Bergies and guests, and costs nothing but what you eat and drink. We meet around 5 pm, and stay until 7 pm or so. A generous tip will encourage our hosts to welcome us back the next time.
1st Saturday Bridge Social
Oct 06  -  7:00 PM
Event ID: 173332     Location: Various homes
Leaders: Loren Nutterlornut@msn.com503-353-0203
This bridge group meets in member's homes on the first and third Saturdays of every month from 6:30 pm until approximately 10:30 or 11 pm. Bring a snack to share and a beverage of your choice. RSVP is necessary. You will be emailed at least a week before each meeting regarding location. If your name is not on our email list, please contact Loren Nutter at lornut@msn.com.
Garden and Home Group - Organizing tips for Kitchen and Bath
Oct 06  -  2:00 PM
Event ID: 172613     Location: Charlotte Jensen's home,  14640 SW Grebe Lane, Beaverton
Leaders: Charlotte Jensenjensencharlotte2@aol.com503-747-2248
We will meet on Sat, Oct. 6th at 2pm at Charlotte Jensen's home. Jennifer Campbell owns her own business and you can go to her web site at www.theartoforganizing.net. We will plan to go to a Happy Hour after (about 3:30) the program.Directions: Go to the intersecton of Murray Blvd and Scholls Ferry Rd. Go north on Murray, up to the 3rd light - make a left on Weir Rd. Next left on 148th St. - and then turn on the very next left which is Grebe Lane. Parking is limited, carpooling is good. My street is a dead end and 2 cars can park there, 2 cars in my drive way, and others on the dead end street in the middle of Grebe Ln.
Women's Bridge Group
Oct 10  -  6:00 PM
Event ID: 173331     Location: Various homes
Leaders: Patricia Burnettpburnett295@gmail.com(503) 579-7959
The bridge group meets in member''s homes on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 pm until 9:30 or 10 pm. Bring a potluck type snack to share and a beverage of your choice. RSVP is necessary. You will be emailed at least a week before each meeting regarding location. If your name is not on our list, please email Pat Burnett, pburnett295@gmail.com.
TGIF - Ford Food and Drink
Oct 12  -  5:00 PM
Event ID: 169852     Location: Ford Food and Drink,  2505 SE 11th Ave and Division, Portland
Leaders: Philip Shimerphilipshimer@msn.com(503) 659-0071
TGIF is a great way to start your weekend! It is for all Bergies and guests, and costs nothing but what you eat and drink. We meet around 5 pm, and stay until 7 pm or so. A generous tip will encourage our hosts to welcome us back the next time.
Fall Wine Tour and Dinner
Oct 13  -  11:15 AM
Event ID: 170023     Location: Oregon Vineyards  Meet at: Red Lion Jantzen Beach Bar and Grill  909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland
Leaders: Margaret De Franciscomargaretde@frontier.com(503) 639-7146
William Leeperwcleeper@frontier.com(503) 639-2603
Price
$74.00 Member
$90.00 Guest
Board bus at 11:20 at The Red Lion, Jantzen Beach. Join us for our Annual Fall Wine Tour and Dinner. A fun afternoon touring Oregon wineries. Wine tasting, a catered picnic lunch and more wine tasting! We will return to The Red Lion Jantzen Beach Bar and Grill for an enjoyable dinner with our old and new friends from our day of wine touring. Because we are often offered discounts on per bottle and case/partial case of these wonderful wines, this is a great opportunity to replenish your wine gifts and supplies. Cost includes bus transportation (with our professional designated driver!), driver gratuity, beautiful scenery (we've ordered a dry, sunny day!), wine tasting, picnic lunch and dinner.
2nd Saturday Pinochle
Oct 13  -  6:00 PM
Event ID: 172039     Location: Dorene Abrams' Home,  13965 SW Spirea St, Beaverton
Leaders: Dorene Abramsdorenea@hotmail.com(503) 646-7159
Bergie pinochle participants engage in advanced play using a 4 or 6 handed Double-Deck format. Those less experienced may come to observe and fill in as needed to brush up on their skills. Costs: Members - $2, guests - $5 (if space available), pay at event. Bring a beverage for yourself and a potluck item to share and a folding chair. Please RSVP to Dave Ebright. Some evenings are limited as to number of players. For more information contact Pinochle co-ordinator, Dave Ebright, 503-502-8148. Beginners are urged to contact Flora Novarra, 503-313-2010, for lessons. To confirm your spot, RSVP TO HOSTS. First come, first served. Guests must RSVP TO DAVE.Directions: Allen Blvd exit off Hwy 217 and go west OR Allen Blvd off Murray go east. From Allen turn south onto Wilson and go to first right to Cherryhill. First right off Cherryhill is Spirea St. Third house on right.
TGIF - Prost
Oct 19  -  5:00 PM
Event ID: 170154     Location: Prost,  4237 N Mississippi Ave, Portland
Leaders: Fran Bylsmamazamiler1@comcast.net360-903-4891
TGIF is for all Bergies and guests and costs nothing but what you eat and drink. We start about 5 pm and go until 7 or so. Reasonable conduct, pay your bill and suitable gratuity is expected. Great way to start out the weekend!
3rd Saturday Bridge Social
Oct 20  -  7:00 PM
Event ID: 173333     Location: Various homes
Leaders: Loren Nutterlornut@msn.com503-353-0203
This bridge group meets in member's homes on the first and third Saturdays of every month from 6:30 pm until approximately 10:30 or 11 pm. Bring a snack to share and a beverage of your choice. RSVP is necessary. You will be emailed at least a week before each meeting regarding location. If your name is not on our email list, please contact Loren Nutter at lornut@msn.com.
TGIF - Macadam's Bar & Grill
Oct 26  -  4:30 PM
Event ID: 173717     Location: Macadam's Bar & Grill,  5833 SW Macadam Ave, Portland 97239
Leaders: Dave Ebrightdave.ebright@q.com503-502-8148
TGIF is for all Bergies and costs nothing but what you eat and drink. We start about 4:30 pm and go, usually, until 7pm or so. Reasonable conduct, pay your bill and suitable gratuity is expected. Great way to start out the weekend!
4th Saturday Pinochle
Oct 27  -  6:00 PM
Event ID: 172040     Location: Judy Pearson's home,  11765 SW Timberline Drive, Beaverton
Leaders: Judy Pearsonjudyspeak@aol.com(503) 643-9378
Bergie pinochle participants engage in advanced play using a 4 or 6 handed Double-Deck format. Those less experienced may come to observe and fill in as needed to brush up on their skills. Costs: Members - $2, guests - $5 (if space available), pay at event. Bring a beverage for yourself and a potluck item to share and a folding chair. Please RSVP to Dave Ebright. Some evenings are limited as to number of players. For more information contact Pinochle co-ordinator, Dave Ebright, 503-502-8148. Beginners are urged to contact Flora Novarra, 503-313-2010, for lessons. To confirm your spot, RSVP TO HOSTS. First come, first served. Guests must RSVP TO DAVE.Directions: Near Highway 217. Take Hwy-217 north or south. Take the Denney Rd exit. Go west a short distance. On the left is the street BELAIR (you can only turn left) turn left. Follow BELAIR until you come to Timberline (only on the right) turn right. Follow Timberline up the hill to 11765 SW Timberline on the right. The house has a wood fence in front - the gate will be open.
Leadership Party
Oct 28  -  3:30 PM
Event ID: 167679     Location: The Refectory Restaurant,  1618 NE 122nd Ave, Portland
Leaders: Suzanne Whislerwhislersuz@msn.com503 460-7832
Bergies who have led an event July 2011 thru June 2012 this is the party for you. More information will be emailed/mailed to you in the near future, so save this date!
Edgefield Night
Oct 28  -  5:00 PM
Event ID: 173482     Location: McMenamins Edgefield Lodge,  2126 SW Halsey, Troutdale
Leaders: Fran Bylsmamazamiler1@comcast.net360-903-4891
Let''s all hang out at Lucky Staehly''s Pool Hall in the basement of Edgefield. Entrance right off front steps with 6 pool tables, Snooker table, shuffleboard, darts, jukebox, and bar. Also a great menu. There is a movie at the Power Station if anyone wants to go there.
Vancouver Regal 16 Movie Night
Oct 30  -  5:30 PM
Event ID: 173320     Location: Red Robin,  801 SE 160th Ave, Vancouver
Leaders: Ann Horstmanwatersign1@juno.com(360)944-9765
Come to the movies with us and get $2 popcorn on the last Tuesday of each month. Great food at Red Robin, 801 SE 160th Avenue, Vancouver, and movie conversation 5:30 pm or see you in front of Regal Theater at 6:45 pm. We love the movies! You pay your own way.Directions: Just north of the Regal Theater
Monte Carlo Bowling
Nov 17  -  5:45 PM
Event ID: 173109     Location: Sunset Lanes,  12770 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton
Leaders: Michael Schneidermtschneider44@msn.com503-890-6628
Coelleda O'Neilcoelleda@hotmail.com(503) 284-5647
Price
$20.00 Members
$25.00 Guests
Join your fellow club members and bowl Blacklight Monte Carlo! Colored head pins mean cash prizes if you get a strike. Some combinations can pay up to $100. Optional jackpots can pay up to $500. The cost includes 3 games of bowling, ball and fun people. If you don't have bowling shoes, you can get them at the desk for a small fee. All skill abilities are welcome. Pre-sign up is necessary to ensure availability. Please contact Mike Schneider or Coelleda O'Neil no later than Nov 12th if you plan to bowl Monte Carlo. You may either sign up at the Bergie Social or mail your check payable to BSC to Mike Schneider, 1808 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97212. Put your Bergie ID# and trip # on your check before mailing. Checks must be received by Monday, November 12th. See you at Sunset Lanes for an evening of fun!
Holiday Brunch and Wine Tour
Dec 02  -  10:00 AM
Event ID: 172936       Meet at: Barbur Blvd Transit Center  SW Barbur Blvd and Capitol Hwy, Portland
Leaders: Margaret De Franciscomargaretde@frontier.com(503) 639-7146
Price
$62.00 Members
$74.00 Guests
Once again we will begin our holiday extravaganza at Eola Hills Winery in beautiful Rickreall, OR. Eola's Sunday Brunch has been widely acclaimed as the Best in the Northwest and awarded in 2009 Top Choice for Best Brunch. Each week features different specials including panfired oysters, three syles of eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy, sausage links, omelet bar, Belgian waffle and crepes bar, salad bar, homemade desserts and other delights. It is an All You Can Eat event, so be sure to bring a huge appetite. Your brunch includes a glass of wine. Following brunch, we will continue to two more vineyards. During our tour, we can also get in some Christmas shopping. The cost of the trip includes deluxe bus trnsportation and driver gratuity, brunch and gratuity, all tasting fees, bottled water etc. Be sure to sign up ealrly, as this trip usually sells out fast!
Walk
City Walk - Round Lake, Camas WA
Oct 03 - 31
Event ID: 173722     Location: Round Lake,  Camas, WA
Leaders: Fran Bylsmamazamiler1@comcast.net360-903-4891
Susan Brownbrownsc123@gmail.com503-977-5091
Come walk with us on Wednesday starting promptly at 8 am with a group of very inspiring people! There are about 30 people that do this walk with everyone goes at their own pace. Rain or shine,holiday or not the group is there! The meeting place is Round Lake parking lot east of Lacamas Lake in Camas. Drive Highway 14 east to Camas and 500 north, lot is on the right before the bridge between the two lakes. It is a 3.2 mile walk with some elevation that we usually do in one hour and then go to coffee to solve the problems of the world. There are 6 Bergies who regularly do this walk. See you there!
All Others
Planning Sheets Due
Oct 03  -  1:00 PM
Event ID: 173330     Location: Bergfreunde Ski Club,  10175 SW Barbur Blvd. #309B, Portland 97219
Leaders: Bergie Officeskiclub@bergfreunde.org503-245-8543
Planning sheets due for the board meeting.
Board Meeting
Oct 08  -  6:00 PM
Event ID: 173323     Location: Bergfreunde Ski Club,  10175 SW Barbur Blvd. #309B, Portland 97219
Leaders: Cheryl Hinermancheryl.hinerman@comcast.net(503) 750-7168
Board meeting at the Club office building conference room.
Time Change
Nov 04  -  2:00 AM
Event ID: 171946     
Leaders: Thea Woodskiclub@bergfreunde.org503-245-8543
Fall back - switch back to Standard Time.